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Thread: King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej Dead at 88

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    I doubt he will but he needs to be careful as his father's stable, benign, rule in a politically volatile region will be very difficult to maintain unless his wayward son earns his people's respect. Thailand as a reputation as being an immoral vice magnet where "anything goes" but actually the majority of the people are very conservative, conformist, traditional Buddhists with strong religious and cultural rules. A playboy King won't last very long and the army will take over.
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    the thai royal family is fascinating.
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    I think is going to be a huge deal. Throughout coups and violence and serious issues they've had their King. My friend who is Thai was telling me they celebrate his birthday in very lavish ways.

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